CSE Career Fair prep events

The CSE Career Center is offering a wide variety of workshops to help you prepare for the Virtual Fall 2021 CSE Career Fair on Tuesday, Sept. 21 and Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021, 12 p.m.-6 p.m.

Drop-in Hours

The CSE Career Center will offer the following virtual drop-in hours prior to the Career Fair:

  • Tuesday, Sept. 7-Friday, Sept. 10: 2-4 p.m.
  • Monday, Sept. 13-Friday, Sept. 17 and Monday, Sept. 20: 1-4 p.m.

Career Fair Workshops

The CSE Career Center is hosting a mix of in-person and virtual workshops. Be sure to note the format when planning your schedule.

Note: If you are unable to attend live, you may view recorded workshops on CSE’s YouTube channel.

Career Fair Prep Workshop
Monday, Sept. 13, 2021

12:15-12:45 p.m.

Format: In-person

Location: Walter Library, Room 402

Register for the in-person Career Fair Prep Workshop

Get ready to impress at the CSE Career Fair! Information presented will include how to access the fair, what to prepare ahead of time, what to wear, how to make a positive impression on employers, and how to be successful in a virtual environment. 

Career Fair Prep Workshop
Monday, Sept. 13, 2021

4-4:30 p.m.

Format: Virtual

Register for the virtual Career Fair Prep Workshop

Watch the CSE Career Fair Prep Workshop video

Get ready to impress at the CSE Career Fair! Information presented will include how to access the fair, what to prepare ahead of time, what to wear, how to make a positive impression on employers, and how to be successful in a virtual environment. 

Resume Writing Workshop
Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021

12:15-12:45 p.m.

Format: In-person

Location: Walter Library, Room 402

Register for the Resume Writing Workshop

Your resume is an important tool to market your experiences to prospective employers. This workshop will cover what information is necessary or most important on a resume, and how you can best market and communicate your education, skills, and experiences most related to the type of position you are seeking.

Job and Internship Search Strategies Workshop
Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021

12:15-12:45 p.m.

Format: Virtual

Register for the Job and Internship Search Strategies Workshop

The best advice for internship and job searching is to begin your search early. Before you begin to look for opportunities, it is important to establish your priorities when it comes to industries, companies, and types of positions that interest you. This workshop will provide effective strategies you can use when searching for jobs or internships.

Interviewing Workshop
Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021
12:15-12:45 p.m.

Format: Virtual

Register for the Interviewing Workshop

Whether you are applying for an internship or full-time job, the interview is one of the most important parts of the application process. This workshop will outline the different types of interviews, including virtual interviews, questions you can expect, how to best prepare and succeed in your interview, and provide you with suggested strategies you can use to answer some of the most commonly asked interview questions. 

International Student Career Fair Prep
Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021
Noon-1 p.m.

Format: Virtual

Register for the Sept. 16 virtual International Student Career Fair Prep workshop

This workshop is for international students who are searching for an internship or full-time job and plan to attend an upcoming career fair. We will discuss what to expect during your job search, how to discuss your work authorization status with companies, and how to identify resources. There will also be time for you to ask questions.

International Student Career Fair Prep
Monday, Sept. 20, 2021
4-5 p.m.

Format: Virtual

Register for the Sept. 20 virtual International Student Career Fair Prep workshop

This workshop is for international students who are searching for an internship or full-time job and plan to attend an upcoming career fair. We will discuss what to expect during your job search, how to discuss your work authorization status with companies, and how to identify resources. There will also be time for you to ask questions.

Other Career Fair events

CSE Virtual Resume Marathon

Friday, Sept. 17, 2021
9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Format: Virtual

Register for the CSE Virtual Resume Marathon

Do you need your resume reviewed prior to the Career Fair? If so, the CSE Career Center will offer 20-minute virtual resume reviews with our employer partners. Register in Handshake and follow the instructions to sign-up for a time slot. Registration opens on Sept. 7. If you currently do not have a resume and need to create one, please see our Resume Guides on our resumes and cover letters web page.

For more information, please contact us at csecareer@umn.edu or 612-624-4090.

CSE Virtual Practice Interview Days
Thursday, Sept. 23 and Friday, Sept. 24, 2021

9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Format: Virtual

Register for CSE Virtual Practice Interview Days

Don’t use an actual interview to practice your interview skills! Practice your interview skills via Zoom with a REAL employer before the big interview. Virtual interviews are 30 minutes followed by 15 minutes of feedback. Sign up early as spots are limited. Registration opens on Sept. 7.

For more information, please contact us at csecareer@umn.edu or 612-624-4090.

Questions?

For more information, contact the College of Science and Engineering Career Center at csecareer@umn.edu or 612-624-4090.